Yesterday it was New Year sparkler January and today it is orange sky May. Tomorrow no doubt will be 2027 with a chance of digital rain. Advertisements
‘Images of the eclipse show a crisp lunar horizon, because the moon has no atmosphere that would distort light.’ Atmosphere brings distortion but it also brings life. The moon may pose beautifully for photos but you wouldn’t want to live there. So often the very things that bring potential for distortion or confusion or chaos […]
Spotted these two high above Broadway, Sydney, on the side of the newest University of Technology Sydney (UTS) building. I was wondering if they were cleaning the holes and if so, they are probably still there… The top end of Broadway now features an interesting array of architecture with this meandering structure alongside the iconic […]
It’s small in the scheme of things But significant all the same Brought to sight by a flash of light The unseen is suddenly seen Water surrounds it darkly Future written in the sky Brought to sight by a flash of light Startling momentous life What is it?
At six minutes and 14 seconds past midnight on January 1, 2013 I took this photo. I didn’t know this at the time, but my phone did, on which I captured the image. At the same moment a person in front raised their hand also to take a photo so that it appears they are […]
‘Xmas Decor…’ Mmm, yes, how about a billion singing angels or wandering, wondering star or God fleshly veiled…
Please, don’t throw away the Cross. By all means throw me away – my vain words, my frail actions, my petty sacrifices, my faint witness. Walk away from religion and the trappings of institutions; the rules of men and the practise of aggrandisement. Call to account the priestly paedophiles, the pastoral pilferers and the plastic prophets. Reject listless nominalism, […]
Once in the rain and again in the sunshine, Stonehenge managed to assert its ancient presence on the green Salisbury plains. But there is a greater Rock, eternal rather than just ancient…
With the tallest steeple in England and its very own copy of the Magna Carta, it’s hard to beat the sublime proportions and prayerful ambience of Salisbury Cathedral.